Emulating the successful South African antiapartheid divestment campaigns
of the 1980s and 1990s, Mountain Justice targeted their university's endowment.
Here in the North East, a meeting of the NEEC Energy Forum last month raised concerns about the divestment campaign
In the case of the US-based Sudan divestment campaign
, Patey (2009, 552) notes that "the campaign was ill-conceived to influence its primarily Asian targets.
I would say it's absolutely working," says Jay Carmona, national divestment campaign
manager with 350.
The Stranded Assets Programme at Oxford University studies the effects that divestment campaigns
can have on the financial wellbeing of targeted industries.
In her mind, divestment campaigns
have the ability to offer strong solidarity by targeting the corporations trying to develop in her traditional territories.
Momentum for the fossil fuel divestment campaign
grew slowly all spring.
Economically speaking, more effective than a divestment campaign
would be a gas boycott; though it would be next to impossible given the current structure of our transportation sector.
The New York demonstration is a part of national divestment campaign
initiated by Jewish Voice for Peace which saw similar actions in twenty cities nationwide marking the day of TIAA-CREF's annual shareholder meeting, held this year in Charlotte, NC.
With tactics including the boycott of Israeli settlement products and an international divestment campaign
, it has captured the imagination of local groups, international activists and Israeli peace supporters.
Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSA) has launched a divestment campaign
, under which it plans to sell non-core assets, hoping to generate between USD2bn (EUR1.
A divestment campaign
from companies that have financial dealings with Sudan has been launched in different parts of the world particularly in the US.